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Hatta Mountains – Adventure in Dubai

When it comes to tourism Dubai is definitely the preferred destination amongst the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. The emirates offer a myriad of interesting diversions. Here one will find a variety of malls housing the trendiest of shops, gorgeous beaches and year round tropical weather, and plenty of greenery in the form of parks and gardens. Dubai is undoubtedly one of the most exciting destinations in the world and tourists in Dubai will never have to worry about having a dull day.

Travellers looking for a little adventure in Dubai should consider taking a desert safari. The solitary desert landscape provides plenty of unique opportunities for adventure and activities such as dune bashing and camping in the desert which have become ‘must dos’ when in Dubai. While there are several spots around the emirate that is suitable for such activities, the Hatta Mountains have to be the most popular. Situated roughly seventy miles from Dubai City, the Hatta Mountains are one of the country’s most iconic landmarks.

There are plenty of tour operators who run desert safaris to the mountain, therefore one can look around before making a decision. During the safari one will be taken through rough mountain trails and encounter pools of water and a surprising amount of greenery. Afterwards one can visit the nearby Hatta Village. The village contains some interesting landmarks including a mosque which was constructed in 1780 and two military installations dating to the eighteenth century. Tourists can explore the various attractions within the village before heading back home.

Despite being located in the desert, Dubai has excellent infrastructure rivalled by few places around the world. Not only does the emirate have an excellent roadway system, it also has terrific restaurants, numerous shopping malls and a number of good accommodation choices. This makes it a convenient place to visit.

Tourists looking for a luxury hotel Dubai may find the centrally located Raffles Dubai, UAE a treat to stay in. This Dubai hotel has elegantly decorated rooms, all the latest amenities and extends each and every guest the warm Arab hospitality that the region is famous for.

Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.


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